Drag racer Bernard Newbury took the plunge to build his dream model railway when he retired. Waldbury is the result of three years work, but there is more to come. Mike Wild meets Bernard to discover the story of his layout. Photography, Mike Wild.

Gauge: 'OO', 16mm Scale: 4mm: 1ft Size: 31ft x 10ft Region: Western Period: 1945-1950 Control: DCC, Digitrax


Above: The junction at the centre of the layout provides access into and out of the goods yard as well as the bay and parcels platforms. GWR ‘72XX’ 2-8-2T 7233 draws a rake of loaded coal wagons out of the yard.

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